Obituary for R Browning
R.C. Browning, age 80, of Hickory, formerly of Longview, passed away Mon. May 8, 2017 at Frye Regional Hospital.
He was born May, 30, 1936 to the late James Grady Browning and Ethel Shuffler Browning. Along with his parents, Mr. Browning was also preceded in death by three brothers, Billy, Eugene and Dewey Browning; and a sister, Lucy Franklin and one stepson, Steven Ritchie
Mr. Browning is survived by his two daughters Trudie Underwood and husband James of Boiling Springs, Vickie Pendergrast and husband Ronnie of Kings Mountain; six sons, Timothy Browning and wife Margaret of Connelly Springs, David Browning and partner C.J. of Hickory, Marty Browning of Hickory, William Browning and fiancé Deanna of Kings Mountain, Shannon Capps Browning of Rhodhiss, and Brian Capps Browning of Rhodhiss. In addtion there are three stepsons Marty Capps of Rhodhiss, Charles Ritchie of Icard, Bobby Ritchie of Hickory; two stepdaughters Debbie Lunsford of Rhodhiss, Sharon Lunsford of Rhodhiss; one brother, James Browning of Jacksonville, NC and one sister, Eleanor Browning York and husband Neil of Longview, NC/.
Also surviving are many grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to Marty Capps (stepson) and Misty Kanupp (granddaughter) for showing their love and support during R.C.’s final days.
All services are private.
The family request memorials be made to Salvation Army, 750 Third Ave Pl SE, Hickory, NC 28601.